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Want to bet Tiger Woods will win a major in 2018? You can.

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As every non-comatose golf fan is well aware, Tiger Woods returns to action at the Hero World Challenge next week.

BetOnline.ag has odds on Tiger Woods returning to the winner’s circle at the Hero (33/1, longest in the field). Even more interesting, however, the bookmaker is now accepting wagers on a number of Woods-related prop bets.

So, if you’re itching to place a wager before we even see Woods test the structural integrity of his back following anterior lumbar interbody fusion in April, here’s your chance.

Implied probability of just under four percent that TW wins a major this season, FYI.

Tiger Woods 2018 To Make Cut in all 4 Majors
Yes 16/1
No 1/50
Tiger Woods 2018 To Play in 2018 Ryder Cup
Yes 16/1
No 1/50
Tiger Woods 2018 To Win a Major in 2018
Yes 25/1
No 1/66
Tiger Woods 2018 To Win a PGA Tour Event 2017/18
Yes 6/1
No 1/20
Tiger Woods 2018 Top 10 Finish in a Major
Yes 29/20
No 20/39
Tiger Woods 2018 Top 5 Finish in a Major
Yes 5/1
No 1/9
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  1. Lee

    Nov 25, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Bet on him to win the Masters this last week in Vegas. Got 60-1 odds.

  2. JasonHolmes

    Nov 25, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    No one that bets on sports or reads about betting on sports uses Fractional display. If you set the dropdown to “American” it will display odds that people understand.

    IE Tiger to finish top 10 in a major

    Yes +145
    No -190

    People that bet on sports understand that. They dont understand fractional displays.

    • Ben Alberstadt

      Nov 26, 2017 at 3:29 pm

      A good point. This is the way the book sent us the odds. However, I agree it makes more sense to present it as you suggest.

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Which Air Jordan model should Nike release as a golf shoe next?

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According to GolfMagic, Nike’s Air Jordan III golf shoe took off from the foul line and soared right out of stock.

Per the site: “Nike launched this new model back in February… but you’ll do very well to get your hands on either them right now as they have sold out on Nike’s website. However, a Nike spokesperson has since commented saying “more is on the way.”

Grammar aside, this is interesting.

Now, it wasn’t long ago that all golf shoes looked like this.

And with all due respect to the Etonic Dri-Lite of yore, and giving wide berth to the traditionalists in the golf footwear space, the transition to sneaker-style golf shoes is cool, isn’t it? I mean, even if you’re monumentally swagger impaired like myself and could never pull the “Js on the fairways” look off, it’s intriguing, no?

With that in mind, and recognizing the demand for the 3s, I thought it’d be interesting to consider what the next Jordan golf shoe ought to be.

Here are my finalists for the next wide release (yes, I know Nike made Ray Allen custom 11s and MJ has had a few customs). Many of these are new colorways of classic (OG) models. I’ve tried for a range of styles and picks from across the Jordan timeline. Images via the excellent catalogue on the Jordan website.

Air Jordan XXXII

Air Jordan VI

Air Jordan VIII

Air Jordan II (low)

Air Jordan XXX

Let me know what you think, GolfWRX Members!

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Looks like Tiger is exploring some innovative solutions to his putting woes…

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Tiger Woods was 39th in strokes gained: putting in 2018. Historically an excellent putter, Woods was hot-and-cold with the flatstick, even benching his soulmate Scotty Cameron Newport 2.

It looks like Woods may have an ace in the hole for the upcoming season, however, with respect to his green reading and putt sinking. Check out this video posted to his Instagram from the Tiger Woods Invitational on the Monterey Peninsula earlier this week.

Good thing the USGA is restricting the use of green-reading devices and technologies, because this kid looks close to cracking the eternal mystery of the perfect marriage of line and speed for every putt.

Cool stuff, though, isn’t it? It’s also cool to see Tiger so genuinely excited about his “mentee.”

We all know the story of how, after September 11, Woods re-evaluated his charitable endeavors and began to conceive of the Tiger Woods Learning Center. He’s spoken passionately about the students who have made their way through the various programs in the past, and there’s no doubt he cares deeply about the TGR Foundation’s efforts, but seeing a thin slice of that reality is awesome.

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The 7 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (10.11.18)

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If you’re on Instagram, you’re hopefully aware that we are ‘gramming it up as well (@golfwrx). And if you’re not following us, well, that hurts our feelings more than a three-putt bogey.

Even if you do follow WRX on Instagram, however, you may not be aware that an abundance of equipment enthusiasts are hashtagging their photos #GolfWRX. We feel it’s only right to feature the best of the WRX-tagged imagery here.

And if you’re not on Instagram, well there’s no way you could see these photos, so think of this series as a handy filter for the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Michael Martinez with a phenomenal custom Nike concept sketch in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hispanic Heritage Month #golf #nikeshoes #leetrevino

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Worse than the blue screen of death…

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Sadness. #RadryGolf

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In the pantheon of golf tattoos, this one has to be featured prominently, no?

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Tattoo level: Tin Cup ???????? ???? via @pgamemes

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BB&F continues to reign as the ferrule king.

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Ferrule B

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Kraken’s latest ballmarker is hotter than a fire track.

With all due respect to aquatic creatures, these are the best kind of scallops.

A clean sole grind and stamping from Don White. Nothing like it.

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Made with a purpose.

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If you’re on Instagram, remember to hashtag your photos #GolfWRX. And if you’re not on Instagram, well, don’t.

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